College Baseball Poll - Collegiate Baseball Newspaper
For Immediate Release: Monday (Feb. 10, 2003)
TEXAS NO. 1 IN COLLEGIATE BASEBALL NEWSPAPER (www.baseballnews.com) POLL
TUCSON, Ariz. The University of Texas (5-1) has been ranked No. 1 for the third straight time in Collegiate Baseball newspaper's NCAA Division I baseball poll.
The defending national champion Longhorns, which were ranked No. 1 in the Collegiate Baseball pre-season poll, have now been ranked at the top in the first two regular-season polls of the season. Texas has outscored opponents 52-23 in its first six games as the Longhorns have averaged 8.6 runs per game.
Poll Notes: Three teams continue to be red-hot. Cal. St. Fullerton (6-0) is off to the best start in school history and have now swept 3-game series against Stanford and Fresno St. to kick off the season. Arizona State has rolled to a 14-1 record with its only setback being to Long Beach St. Florida Atlantic has raced to a 5-0 record with five straight wins over Bethune-Cookman. Of the top 30 teams this week, 15 have yet to start their season.
The Collegiate Baseball Newspaper poll is the oldest college baseball poll. Its birth took place during the 1957 college baseball season.
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